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Send money to China
from the UK

Easily transfer your pounds to yuan in minutes1.

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How to send money to China?

It’s quick and easy to transfer money to China. Fund your transfer by card, bank transfer or cash, simply choose below to get started.

Send online

Register your profile for free to send money to China from UK.

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Send from app

Save time and transfer money to China on the Western Union® app.

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Send in person

Send GBP to CNY from one of 5,200 agents across the UK3.

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Pay your way

  • Bank transfer
  • Credit or debit card
  • Cash

How does your receiver want their money?

Your money transfer will arrive in China in minutes1, ask your receiver what’s most convenient for them.

Bank account

Send money to a bank account in China1.

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Cash pick up

Transfer CNY or USD cash from a £2.90 transfer fee2 when you start a transfer online or on our app and pay in-store.3.

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Send money in minutes to qualifying Chinese bank accounts4:

If you and your receiver are not both Chinese nationals, as the sender you will need to provide a detailed Purpose of Transaction. This also applies when you send money to yourself, or to Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan.

How to receive cash in China?

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Download our app

Get the Western Union® app and enjoy easy repeat money transfers to China, check currency exchange rates from pounds to yuan and track your transfers on-the-go!

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Track your transfer

Know where your money transfer is at all times using your tracking number (MTCN).

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Why send money with Western Union?

Money in minutes

Your cash will be ready for collection from an agent in minutes1.

Peace of mind

Track your transfer and know where your money is at all times.

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We have over 145 years experience in global money transfers.

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Questions?

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Check out our FAQs for answers to your top questions or contact our customer care.

1 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.

2 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.

3 Agent location count valid as of June 30th 2019.

4 Qualifying accounts must have an associated UnionPay debit card number beginning with ‘62’. Transfers to certain accounts may only be available during China bank processing hours, which are 7.30am to 9.45pm China Standard Time. Funds sent to a first-time receiver may be delayed until WU receives additional required information from the account holder. Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional restrictions may apply. See Terms and Conditions for details.

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